Mar 21, 2014 | 3:25The Fifth Estate Interview with the first DCD donor’s parents Video
The Fifth Estate Interview with the first DCD donor’s parents Mar 21, 2014 | 3:25Beth and Emile Therien are the parents of Sarah Beth who had a sudden cardiac arrest in June 2006 and was hospitalized for a week in a coma. She was removed from life support on June 17, 2006 and became the first DCD donor in Canada. Two people received Sarah Beth’s organs.
Feb 13, 2014 | 22:41The Fifth Estate On the Edge of Glory Video
The Fifth Estate On the Edge of Glory Feb 13, 2014 | 22:41With unprecedented behind-the-scenes access, the fifth estate followed five figure skaters, each with a dream of making the Canadian team before the 2006 Olympic Winter Games: Jeff Buttle, Emanuel Sandhu, Christopher Mabee, Joannie Rochette and Lesley Hawker.
Feb 11, 2014 | 18:02The Fifth Estate Podborski Video
The Fifth Estate Podborski Feb 11, 2014 | 18:02Steve Podborski : now the chef de mission for the Canadian team at the Sochi Olympic Games - was on a winning streak when the fifth estate`s reporter Ian Parker profiled the young downhill skier in 1981.
Feb 5, 2014 | 23:56The Fifth Estate Downhill Racer Video
The Fifth Estate Downhill Racer Feb 5, 2014 | 23:56In the 2008 episode ‘Downhill Racer’, the fifth estate’s Bob McKeown spent time with Dave Irwin, a downhill skier once renowned for his daredevil style, who was struggling to recover from a crash that left him with a serious brain injury.
Jan 30, 2014 | 6:00The Fifth Estate How CBC Covered the Story Video
The Fifth Estate How CBC Covered the Story Jan 30, 2014 | 6:00In this clip The National reports on the arrival of the Chinese migrants from the Black Dragon on the shores of British Columbia in August of 1999 and explores public opinion on the arrivals and Canada's immigration policies. Allison Smith, Eve Savory and Sa?a Petricic report.
Jan 30, 2014 | 4:18The Fifth Estate The Snakeheads Video
The Fifth Estate The Snakeheads Jan 30, 2014 | 4:18In China, human smugglers are known as 'snakeheads'. Patrick Keefe tells Linden MacIntryre why the snakeheads are feared, but also respected members of society, and how a network of snakeheads worked to get people out of China and into America.
Jan 30, 2014 | 1:49The Fifth Estate The value of migrants Video
The Fifth Estate The value of migrants Jan 30, 2014 | 1:49When several boats like the Black Dragon arrived off the coast of British Columbia in the late nineties carrying Chinese migrants, many people reacted with hostility, suggesting they were queue-jumpers or free-loaders. Patrick Keefe gives his opinion on what many migrants contribute to the economy.
Jan 23, 2014 | 1:43The Fifth Estate A history of the biker war Video
The Fifth Estate A history of the biker war Jan 23, 2014 | 1:43Now a Member of National Assembly of Quebec for the riding of Chomedey in Laval, Guy Ouellette was on the front lines as a police officer during the biker war of the 1990s. He describes the series of events that let police know things had changed on July 14, 1994.
Jan 23, 2014 | 2:05The Fifth Estate Dangerous informants Video
The Fifth Estate Dangerous informants Jan 23, 2014 | 2:05The biker war had its casualties outside of Montreal. Bruce MacDonald worked with Benoit Roberge to keep the Hells Angels from going national. Here, he shows Mark Kelley the site of a key murder in the biker wars.
Jan 17, 2014 | 2:27The Fifth Estate A widow's response to Ottawa's proposed changes to laws around NCR Video
The Fifth Estate A widow's response to Ottawa's proposed changes to laws around NCR Jan 17, 2014 | 2:27Alana Kainz is the widow of Ottawa TV sportscaster Brian Smith, who was shot and killed by Jeffrey Arenberg in 1995. After her husband's death, Kainz fought to change laws in Ontario to make it easier to force mentally ill people to get treatment, and in 2000, 'Brian's Law' was passed. She supports the changes the federal government is proposing around NCR, but also thinks there must be ongoing treatment for people found NCR if they are released from a psychiatric facility.
Jan 16, 2014 | 0:39The Fifth Estate A crime without a criminal Video
The Fifth Estate A crime without a criminal Jan 16, 2014 | 0:39Catherine Latimer is the executive director of the John Howard Society of Canada. The John Howard Society works to ensure “effective, just and humane” correctional policy. She tells the fifth estate’s Bob McKeown that the federal government’s proposed legislation misses the mark and the purpose of NCR and could send more mentally-ill people to prison - a where place she says they don’t belong.